November 1, 2001
reports racial remarks to Campus Life
By Aaron Chimbel
university officials have painted a flattering picture of the win-win
partnership of freshmen men living in Greek residence halls, one
freshman student says his experience has been far from ideal.
Freshman Anthony Tharpe, a history and advertising/public relations
major, said racial language directed toward him was yelled outside
his Martin-Moore Hall room on two separate occasions about one month
ago. He also said his room door was repeatedly kicked and the lock
Erin Munger/PHOTO EDITOR
Spanish professors Perry Marchbanks, Claudia Cruz and Brisa Teutli
decorate a table in Reed Hall Wednesday for the Dia de los Muertos,
or Day of the Dead. The celebration, rooted in ancient Meso-American
cultures, honors the deceased and spans the days of Oct. 31 through
at the Skiff!
Barbara tries to fix Halloween party image
school raising requirements for majors
By Jordan Blum
The M.J. Neeley
School of Business is raising its admissions standards for students
admitted to TCU in fall 2001 who apply to be business majors because
of rapidly expanding class sizes, said Charles Williams, associate
dean for undergraduates for the Neeley school.
chapters to raise $25,000 for Rise School scholarship
Efforts reflect first joint philanthropy project
All 20 chapters of the Interfraternity and Pan Hellenic councils
will donate at least $1,000 each toward a $25,000 scholarship endowment
for the Rise School, with IFC and Pan Hellenic providing the remainder,
said IFC President Kyle Gore.
Football frenzy comes to Skiff
Commentary by Earnest Perry
The fall of
1984 ushered in the reawakening of TCU football, and as sports editor
of the TCU Daily Skiff, it was my job to record it. It all started
in the mountains of Utah.
The Frogs, led by head coach Jim Wacker, did something that hadnt
been done in 52 years. They blew out an opponent on its home field
by beating Utah State 62-18. I know last years fans would
look at that as just another Saturday, but in the early 1980s any
win was cause for celebration, and that blow out led to the mother
of all keg parties.
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